October 28, 2010
Patriots roll past Raiders
Marshall Academy turned to the big play to blast Oak Hill Friday night at West Point.
The Patriots scored on plays of 75, 31, 39, 23 and 25 yards as they rolled over the Raiders 35-7. MA improved to 7-2 overall with the non-district win.
Runners going to state
Potts Camp cross country teams enjoyed success Saturday in the division meet at New Albany.
Both the Cardinals and Lady Cardinals finished second behind first-place teams from Myrtle.
Cards finish strong
Not too many football teams play two games in a school week, much less win them both. But that’s the way Potts Camp ended its successful season.
The junior varsity Cardinals beat Coldwater 14-0 on Monday night, Oct. 18, and then routed Jumpertown 50-12 just three days later, Oct. 21.
Lions come up short vs. Houlka
The H.W. Byers Lions tried to scratch back Friday night versus another bunch of cats.
Trailing 13-0 entering the fourth quarter, they rallied for one touchdown but couldn’t get another and lost 13-6 to the Houlka Wildcats.
SEC wars heating up
Want to know the quickest way to become a member of the endangered species list? Start a collegiate football program, get your team ranked number one and then go up against a team rated way down on the old totem pole.
Hawks fall to ranked Tigers
Holly High tangled with a top-five-ranked group of Tigers Friday night and the result was a 62-0 district loss.
Marcus Autry, first-year head coach of the Hawks, said Charleston has a lot of speed but his team also contributed to the Tigers’ success with many mistakes - including a blocked punt and a couple of interceptions.
Haunted golf course Oct. 28-31
The Marshall Academy girls soccer team is sponsoring a haunted golf course hayride October 28-31.
The event, which will be held at Kirkwood, is from 6:45 to 9 p.m. on October 28 and 31 and from 6:45 p.m. to 10 p.m. on October 29-30.
There will be a concession stand available, plus face painting and pumpkin painting.
The cost of the wagon ride is $5 per person.
MA hosting boys jamboree
Marshall Academy will host a junior high and varsity boys basketball jamboree on Saturday, Oct. 30.
• 8:05 a.m., Lee vs. Marshall (jr. high).
• 8:30, West Memphis Christian vs. Lee (jr. high).
• 8:55, Pillow vs. Lee (varsity).
• 9:20, WMC vs. Marshall (varsity).
• 9:45, WMC vs. Pillow (B-team).
• 10:10, Marshall vs. WMC (jr. high).
• 10:35, Lee vs. WMC (varsity).
• 11, Lee vs. Marshall (B-team).
• 11:25, Marshall vs. Pillow (varsity).
• 11:50, Lee vs. Pillow (B-team).
• 12:15 p.m., Marshall vs. WMC (B-team).
Youth basketball sign-up begins
Basketball registration is open for boys and girls ages 7 through 16.
The deadline for registration is Friday, Nov. 5.
For more information, call the Holly Springs Parks and Recreation Department, 252-4807.
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